Ugarit
Ugarit (/ˌuːɡəˈriːt, ˌjuː-/; Ugaritic: 𐎜𐎂𐎗𐎚, ʼUgart; Arabic: أوغاريت‎) was an ancient port city, the ruins of which are located at what is now called Ras Shamra (sometimes written "R...
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Bronze Age collapse
The Late Bronze Age collapse was a transition in the Aegean Region, Southwestern Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age that historians believe was violent, ...
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Ugaritic alphabet
The Ugaritic script is a cuneiform (wedge-shaped) abjad used from around either the fifteenth century BCE or 1300 BCE for Ugaritic, an extinct Northwest Semitic language, and discovered in Ugarit...
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Ahatmilku
Ahatmilku (fl. 1265 BCE) was a princess of Amurru, who became queen of Ugarit through marriage.
Ahatmilku was a wife of the King Niqmepa of Ugarit and daughter-in-law of Niqmaddu II. She hel...
Mushki
The Mushki (Muški; Georgian: მუშქები, Mushkebi) were an Iron Age people of Anatolia, known from Assyrian sources. They do not appear in Hittite records. Several authors have connected them with th...
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Ras Ibn Hani
Ras Ibn Hani (Arabic: رأس ابن هاني‎) is a small cape located 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) north of Latakia, Syria on the Mediterranean Sea. It is an important archaeological site as it was occ...
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Sea Peoples
The Sea Peoples, or Peoples of the Sea are conjectured to have been a wave of seafaring raiders thought to have originated from either western Anatolia or southern Europe, specifically a region of the...
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Greek Dark Ages
The Greek Dark Age or Ages and Geometric or Homeric Age (ca. 1100–800 BC) are terms which have regularly been used to refer to the period of Greek history from the presumed Dorian invasion ...
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Shapash (Canaanite goddess)
Shapash or Shapsh(u) (Ugaritic/Canaanite) was the Canaanite goddess of the sun, daughter of El and Asherah. She is known as "torch of the gods" and is considered an important deity in the Canaanite pa...
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Ugaritic grammar
Ugaritic is an extinct Northwest Semitic language. This article describes the grammar of the Ugaritic language. For more information regarding the Ugaritic language in general, see Ugaritic language.<...
Salhi (region)
The Salhi is a region/city-state in the vicinity of Ugarit during the 15-20 year Amarna letters correspondence of 1350-1335 BC. The region of Salhi is referenced in only one letter of the Amarna lette...
Legend of Keret
The Legend of Keret, also known as the Epic of King Keret, is an ancient Ugaritic epic poem, dated to Late Bronze Age, circa 1500 – 1200 BC. It recounts the myth of King Keret of Hubur.
The...
Danel
Danel was a culture hero who appears in an incomplete Ugaritic text of the fourteenth century BCE at Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra), Syria, where the name is rendered , "El is judge".
The text in Corp...
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Baal cycle
The Baal Cycle is a Ugaritic cycle of stories about the Canaanite god Baal, also known as Hadad—the god of rain, storm and fertility. They are written in Ugaritic, a language written in a cuneiform al...
Ancient Iranian peoples
The Iranian peoples or Iranic peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of Iranian languages. Their areas of settlement were on the Iranian plateau (mainly ...
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Keilschrift Texte aus Ugarit
Keilalphabetische Texte aus Ugarit or KTU is the standard source reference collection for the cuneiform texts from Ugarit. (Keil is the German for wedge, Schrift for writing.) The editors include Man...
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Ugaritic language
The Ugaritic language (/ˌuːɡəˈrɪtɪk, ˌjuː-/), a Northwest Semitic language, discovered by French archaeologists in 1929, is known almost only in the form of writings found in the ruined city of Ugarit...
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Letter of Piha-walwi
The Letter of Prince Piha-walwi of Hatti to King Ibiranu of Ugarit (CTH 110) is a Hittite diplomatic text of the 13th century BC.Piha-walwi complains to King Ibiranu of Ugarit, that he had not sought ...
Hurrian songs
The Hurrian songs are a collection of music inscribed in cuneiform on clay tablets excavated from the ancient Amorite city of Ugarit which date to approximately 1400 BC. One of these tablets, which is...
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Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
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Baal with Thunderbolt
Baal with Thunderbolt or the Baal stele is a white limestone bas-relief stele from the ancient kingdom of Ugarit in northwestern Syria. The stele was discovered in 1932, about 20 metres (66 ft) f...
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Minet el-Beida
Minet el-Beida (Arabic: المينا البيضا‎, The White Harbor; or ancient Ma'hadu) is a small bay located 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) north of Latakia, Syria on the Mediterranean Sea.It is an imp...
Echoes from Ugarit
Echoes from Ugarit includes original music compositions for piano and orchestra recorded with The Russian Philharmonic Orchestra with Seregey Kondrashev as a conductor, and Andrey Kudryavtsev concertm...
Downfall of the Hittite Empire
The Hittites (/ˈhɪtaɪts/) were an Anatolian people who established an empire at Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Su...
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Ammurapi
Ammurapi was the last Bronze Age ruler and king of the Ancient Syrian city of Ugarit, from ca. 1215 to 1180 BC. Ammurapi was a contemporary of the Hittite King Suppiluliuma II. He wrote a vivid letter...
Niqmaddu II
Niqmaddu II was the second ruler and king of the Ancient Syrian city of Ugarit, reigning ca. 1350-15 BC (or possibly ca. 1380-46 BC) and succeeding his father Ammishtamru I. He took his name from the ...
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